Circumstance: Ms. Smalls (MHP), Mrs. Gailliard (MHS), Clarence and Ms. Elizabeth Strong (DSS Worker) schedule medical appointment with the MUSC Foster Care Clinic. Action: MHP called Tara Peevy, RN at the MUSC Foster Care Clinic after MHS explained leaving several messages. Ms. Strong explain emailing the referral form to the clinic. Machelle Green explain receieing the referral form, however unable to reach the DSS worker for additional infromaiton.
The reporting party (RP) stated she observed the foster mother to be careless with the foster children 's car seats. According to the RP the straps were loose which could result in the infants slipping them off. The RP was concerned for the foster mother 's lack of cooperation with visitations. Subsequently she was resistant and was being difficult. Consequently the Public Health Nurse would make recommendations however; the foster mother was not receptive.
Spoke to Vivian Ortiz (DOB 6/20/75) who stated that her juvenile son (16 years old), Elijah Perez (DOB 7/3/99), was being destructive and threw things around the house when she asked him to turn off the oven after he used it. Ortiz stated Perez had been diagnosed with intermittent explosive disorder and he had not been taking his medication or to his therapy. Ortiz also mentioned that she opened the case with DYFS to evaluate him and the case was still opened. Ortiz stated that Perez threw some baseball cards, laundry bin, trashes and made mess inside of the refrigerator. We weren’t able to speak with Perez as he walked out of the house prior to our arrival.
Runaway Juvenile Dispatched to 900 N. Travis for report of a runaway juvenile 's possible location, Upon arrival, I made contact with the Juvenile 's mother Leticia Ramos (DOB-00-00-0000). Ramos stated, "I heard Leon was staying with my daughter, and she was moving from Nixon to San Marcos, and he was going with her. I 'm upset because she did not contact me nor did Leon about whereabouts, and I want him home now before I press charges. " Ramos made contact with her daughter identified as Sunshine Fonseca (DOB-09-02-1991), and advised Fonseca to return home with Carrera, and moments later Fonseca arrived, and Carrera exited the SUV.
CCIB Intake received referral #0651-1009-4066-0071107 dated 10/30/16. The reporting party (RP) was Oneil Malcolm, Facility Manager. The RP stated on 10/30/16 while supervising minors Devante Pinson and Jacob Sigala, Devanet was observed taking Jacob 's phone charger and walk towards his room. Jacob was observed stepping in front of Devanet asking repeatedly for him to return his charger. As Devante walked away he moved Jacob out of his way using his left hand.
The reporting party (RP) stated former foster child Bryannah Appelhanz disclosed on 1/12/17 while residing in the home she was offered and provided "Weed Brownies." According to the RP foster mother Audra Etheridge would routinely bake brownie (Red Velvet) mixed with marijuana. Foster child Bryannah stated her foster mother Audra offered and provided her with a brownie mixed with marijuana. Bryannah described feeling funny after eating the brownie. Bryannah stated the foster mother's adult son Marcus Etheridge, who did not live in the home, grew the marijuana, bought it to the foster home and the foster mother baked it into the brownies.
CM conducted a CFT/Court hearing at the Jersey City Courthouse for Leandro Fontoura (Youth). In attendance were Jasmine Alexander (CM), Daniela Pacheco (parent), Leandro Fontoura (youth), Edna Davie (YES- Coordinator), Rate Maza (YES- Intern) and Lee Kennedy (MRSS- Crisis Intervention Specialist). The Strength and Needs Assessment was completed and the crisis plan was reviewed. Needs and strategies were discussed and family vision was reviewed.
At approximately 13:00 on Friday, December 04, 2015 Russell Newman contacted Brad Smiley to discuss both a phone conversation and professional relationship between him and Dora Gillespie. Russell discuss that Dora called over and told him that Junior (Josh) needed to stop visiting with “Daddy” and come over and take care of an inbound A-1 trailer. Russell “tried” to inform Dora that Josh was not over there but Dora said I know he is because I have been running marbles all day and have seen him there for about 15 minutes then according to Russell, Dora hung up on him. Prior to my visit with Russell Dora talked to me about the phone conversation between her and Russell.
The worker arrived at foster mom Seidy's house and proceeded to knock on the front door. The worker waited until Amy answer the door and welcome the worker into her home. The worker said good morning to Amy and Martin good morning as the worker stepped inside the house. Amy then told the worker to have a seat at the dining table while the worker and Amy waited for foster mom. Seidy came out of the room with her son in her arms and sat down in the dining table.
MB-2:00 PM-3:00 PM Mobile Therapist (MT) went to the client’s house to talk to the client’s mother prior to the client’s arrival. The MT started the session, by asking the client’s mother how has the client behavior has been during the past week. The client’s mother expressed the client has been on his best behavior during the past week and she took the client to the store without his siblings and the client was helpful and did not display negative actions upon returning. She continued to state the client had an IEP meeting on Monday and that the school psychologist is concern with the client’s psychological evaluation report from A.I. DuPont Hospital and will want to re-evaluate his Individual Educational Plan (IEP) to accommodate those concerns.
The 8th grade team met with Jennifer Kellum, Austin Glass's mother, yesterday at 3:15pm. During the conference, Ms. Kellum stated that Austin had been diagnosed with ODD, Bipolar/Mood Disorders. His mother has agreed to provide copies of the diagnosis from his mental health providers. I think she mentioned Chilton-Shelby as well as Hillcrest Behavioral. She also stated that he received SPED services at Thompson Middle, and during his prior enrollment at CMS.